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Rules for Kan. abortion clinics win final approval

New health and safety regulations specifically for Kansas abortion clinics won final approval Wednesday from the state Legislature, and the new requirements would include annual, unannounced state inspections.Full story

Surgery residents often work longer than allowed

Woman fired over Facebook rant; suit follows

1980 White Paper: The Migrants

PG&E worker was first to identify pipeline tragedy

Federal documents show a company mechanic helped battle a deadly, gas-fueled firestorm outside San Francisco by responding on his own before Pacific Gas & Electric Co. recognized one of its pipelines had exploded. Full story

New film remembers Triangle Shirt Waist Factory fire

  Filmmaker Marc Levin discusses his new documentary, “Remembering the Fire,” which looks at a horrific fire that shocked America and changed the country’s labor laws forever.

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Lifesaving chemo may put workers' lives at risk

Cleanup crews work with tenuous safety net

3 charged in pregnant farm worker's death

Workers have a friend in Obama

Nursing industry desperate to find new hires

Deaths on the job worry safety experts

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  Are Mining Regulators Doing Enough?

Are government regulators doing enough to ensure worker safety or should that be up to the companies themselves? Homer Hickam, a former West Virginia miner and author of 'Rocket Boys,' and Chris Perkins, VP of Wilson Research Strategy, discuss.

  How are Jon and Kate’s kids doing?

June 2: Pennsylvania officials are now asking questions about the working conditions in the home of reality stars Jon and Kate Gosselin. Educational psychologist Michele Borba weighs in on how the Gosselin kids may be affected by the reality show.

  Lufthansa flight attendants on strike

Jan. 28: Going Global: Lufthansa flight attendants are demanding better working conditions as well as a 15 percent pay increase. To get their point across, they held a six hour strike Wednesday morning in Frankfurt, Germany. MSNBC’s Monica Novotny reports.

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